A far right politician. James was a prominent member of the One Nation Party in Queensland. James worked as Pauline Hanson’s campaign manager as well as a Treasurer for ONP’s Oxley branch. James was later appointed to the position of ONP Queensland State Director, allowing him a large amount of power within the party.
James gained notoriety in 1998 when militant neo Nazi organisation National Action offered the ONP protection. James accepted the endorsement and support of his would be Nazi bedfellows, which allowed an open affiliation between the two camps.